“If you are considering parenting under these daunting circumstances, you need to know how to overcome the variety of internal and external obstacles that threaten to drain your joy, peace and contentment.
No matter who you are or what your current situation as the loved one or caregiver for a special needs child, regardless of your age, culture, beliefs or religion, Hello Autism: How to Love, Like and Learn From Your Special Needs Child is full of insights, and will act as a guide in your life, advising you on the steps to take before you navigate your challenges, and teaching you how to fulfill your incredible purpose.
Theresa shares her personal experiences with you to help you to overcome fear and move to the place you wish to be. She believes that having a child with a special needs diagnosis is not in your hands, but what you do thereafter is your decision and responsibility. This book will help you to settle the torrents in your mind and focus on creating your best outcome for both you and your child.”Raymond Aaron
“This book inspires purpose in a place where you feel lost. Finding purpose for your child and purpose for yourself is what helps you put one foot in front of the other. The process Theresa details is a relatable process. She keeps it real while providing powerful insights into what kept her stuck and what led her toward successes. Reading about her experience brings great awareness to how we deal with all aspects of life. Whether you are in the autism community or not, Theresa’s journey through fear and love will make an impact on you. ”Julie Sando, Director, Autistically Inclined
“Each chapter reads like a letter of encouragement from a dear friend who has walked the path ahead of you. Like all good mentors, Theresa doesn’t presume to tell you exactly what to do for your unique child. Instead, she teaches you how to approach the daunting task of parenting a special needs child in a way that will allow you and your child to thrive. She encourages a mindset that will have you lovingly offering yourself and your child grace for those times when the best that each of you can do in the moment doesn’t live up to your hopes, and she reminds you to celebrate the moments of joy that can be found in the most unexpected places. ”Sharon Thompson, PhD, The College Success Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Eastern University
“In HELLO AUTISM, Theresa Noye invites us into a world few people talk about — the high and low emotions a parent experiences in the complicated world of special needs. With “gratitude and gumption,” Theresa bares her soul with integrity and honesty.
Is Autism a gift? Depends on what you believe. And Theresa has belief — in abundance. And through her words, you too will believe. HELLO AUTISM is a must read for mom with kids on the spectrum, or any woman wanting support in their own spiritual journey. ”Jenifer Westphal, President, Executive Producer, Wavelength Productions
“Theresa Noye provides a compelling account of her journey which resonates with core truth. Let her hard-earned insights be your guide! I am proud to call her ‘sista.’ ”Shifra K. Leiser, OTD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Touro College, NY, Certified HANDLE Practitioner and Instructor